2007-11-13 HIST Chapter 21

2007-11-13 HIST Chapter 21 - Chapter 21 Progressives vs...

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Chapter 21 – Progressives vs Capitalism Social Justice Movement – Promoted social justice. Searched for order and efficiency in a world complicated by rapid industrialism Reached height between 1900 and 1914 Muckrackers – writers who exposed corruption and other social evils The Jungle ( 1906 ) – Horrors of meatpacking industry Child Labor – ( 1912 ) – Children’s Bureau in Dpt. Of Labor Women’s Suffrage Reforming Home + School – transform lives of the poor and create a better world. o 1910 – National Housing Association Against saloons, theatres and prostitution December 22, 1917 – Congress ratifies ban on sale, manufacture and importing of liquor Changing nature of industrial labor 1907-1910 Turnover rate greater than 100% Labor unions grew to 2 million in 1904 IWW – to bring workers the possession of full value of the product of their toil McKinley dies in Sept. 1901’ – Teddy Roosevelt youngest at 42 o Strong, first modern president
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course HIST 300 taught by Professor Fogul during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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2007-11-13 HIST Chapter 21 - Chapter 21 Progressives vs...

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